Note ban, ‘money tree’ showcased this Durga Puja

Kolkata, Sep 15 : The fantasy of plucking crisp currency notes off a “money tree” comes alive at a Durga puja celebration here, while raising the question if money is indeed eternal or has a timespan like the humans who use it. Themed ‘Notebandi Na Manush Bandi’ (Is it a note ban or keeping the […]

Wait for affidavit to know government’s stand on Rohingyas: Rajnath

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government will inform the Supreme Court of its stand on the Rohingya immigrants on September 18, and refused any further comments on the issue. Asked about the politics over the Rohingya refugees, a persecuted community of Muslims from Myanmar who have fled […]

Rohingya crisis: Security tightened along India-Myanmar border

Aizawl/Agartala, Sep 15 : Security has been further tightened along the borders of northeastern states with Myanmar and Bangladesh to foil any attempt by the Rohingyas fleeing the Rakhine state in Myanmar from entering India, officials said on Friday. Top Assam Rifles and Border Security Force (BSF) officials in Aizawl and Agartala, however, confirmed that […]

Will fight for justice, says Pehlu Khan’s son after police close case

Nuh (Haryana)/Jaipur, Sep 14 : With Rajasthan Police giving a clean chit to all the six accused named by Pehlu Khan in his dying declaration, the family of the dairy farmer from Haryana’s Muslim-dominated Nuh district who was brutally beaten by cow vigilantes in April this year said they will fight to get justice for […]

IANS to launch special media project to showcase inclusive India

Washington/New Delhi, Sep 14 : The Frank Islam Foundation in Washington has joined hands with IANS, Indias largest independent newswire, for a media project that aims to tell some remarkable stories from across India, it was announced on Thursday. Supported by the non-profit foundation started by prominent IT entrepreneur Frank Islam, these stories would challenge […]

Jharkhand to verify madrasas receiving aid

Ranchi, Sep 14 : The Jharkhand government has set up a team to verify the documents of some madrasas receiving aid and also check whether these are running as per the parameters set by the government. Well informed sources in the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) said it formed the committee after the documents of some […]